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Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 34

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?
    Cynk is a social network company that has no revenue, no assets, and no profits. Until last week, it was the hottest stock on Wall Street, according to a Business Insider report by Hunter Walker and Julia La Roche (July 14, 2014).  Its…
  • Jul 14

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint
    By law, a broker has to recommend suitable investments. To be considered suitable, an investment should align with the client’s investment objectives. Dumping all client funds into a single foreign stock, despite the client’s low…
  • Jun 13

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny
    The problem of conflicts of interest for pension advisers attracted Congressional attention, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Dan Fitzpatrick  (June 9, 2014).  U.S. Representative George Miller (D., Calif.) has written…
Rank this Week: 141

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Feb 5

    SimpliSafe’s Top 10 Ways to Secure Your Apartment

    SimpliSafe’s Top 10 Ways to Secure Your Apartment
    Apartment complex living opens residents up to a host of security risks due to their close proximity to multiple tenants and a lack of complete control over visitor access to the property. As such, apartment complex owners have a…
  • Feb 3

    Closing Time: Nightclub Crowd Management and Patron Safety

    Closing Time: Nightclub Crowd Management and Patron Safety
    The last hour, through closing, of a nightclub or bar can be the most dangerous for patrons and challenging for staff, in terms of safely managing crowd flow and behavior. Nightclub & Bar warns, “it can be problematic if not…
  • Feb 3

    Are Teen Clubs Safe? Minors and Nightclub Safety

    Are Teen Clubs Safe? Minors and Nightclub Safety
    While “Under-21 Clubs,” “Teen Nights,” and “No-I.D. Parties” can provide a safe space for teens to socialize, all too often they instead place young children in dangerous situations, exposing them to…
Rank this Week: 234

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
Rank this Week: 266

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 247

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Are Police Chases Really Necessary?

    Are Police Chases Really Necessary?
    Police chases seem to be extremely prevalent in our everyday goings on lately. Last night I watched the famous “slow speed chase” of O.J. Simpson when he fled the Los Angeles Police Department back in 1994  instead of turning…
  • Jan 25

    My Car Has a Push Button Starter: Am I At Risk?

    My Car Has a Push Button Starter: Am I At Risk?
      My car has a push button starter:  am I at risk? The short answer is yes.  Not only are YOU are risk but anyone who lives in your house if you have an attached garage in which you park your car is at risk, too, for carbon…
  • Jan 6

    Can a Georgia County Sheriff Be Liable for Failure to Prevent the Suicide of an Inmate?

    Can a Georgia County Sheriff Be Liable for Failure to Prevent the Suicide of an Inmate?
    Can a County Police Officer be held liable for failing to prevent the suicide of an inmate under his custody?  That is the interesting question in the case below, which was argued before the Georgia Supreme Court this week. Below is the…
Rank this Week: 352

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Jan 4

    Puzzling stall of federal judgeship nomination in Georgia

    Puzzling stall of federal judgeship nomination in Georgia
    U.S. Courthouse, Atlanta Dax Lopez is a judge of the State Court of DeKalb County, nominated by lame-duck President Obama to fill a vacant seat  on the U.S. District court in Atlanta, as an apparent bipartisan compromise to fill the…
  • Jan 3

    Trucking safety measurement system falls to industry lobbying

    Trucking safety measurement system falls to industry lobbying
    “TMI” for “too much information” is a common, joking expression for overdisclosure of personal details in conversation or social media. Now it appears that trucking companies with bad safety records yelled…
  • Oct 3

    Georgia State Patrol fires trooper who killed 2 teens in crash

    Georgia State Patrol fires trooper who killed 2 teens in crash
    The leadership of the Georgia State Patrol deserves credit for openness in promptly taking disciplinary action and publicly disclosing that a State Trooper’s reckless conduct caused the deaths of two west Georgia  teenagers and…
Rank this Week: 453

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury, and other personal injury topics. By Ragland & Jones, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe
    For most families who have already experienced the traumatic effect of having to place their loved one in a nursing home, they are too often familiar with the dangers associated with falls. Between 30% and 40% of all people over the age of…
  • Jan 7

    Malnutrition in the Elderly

    Malnutrition in the Elderly
    Malnutrition is a widespread problem in most long-term care facilities. A 2013 study using the Mini Nutritional Assessment found that 60.2% of nursing home residents studied were categorized as malnourished. Another study found that 71% of…
  • Nov 24

    Pressure Sore

    Pressure Sore
    Pressure sores, also known as decubitus ulcers or even more commonly as bedsores, develop when continuous pressure to certain areas of the body begins to breakdown the skin because of decreased mobility. Pressure sores develop most commonly…
Rank this Week: 478

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

Covers family law Issues in Georgia, including divorce, alimony, and child support. By Stephen M. Worrall.

http://www.gafamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Jul 27

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide this…
Rank this Week: 400

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Georgia car accident and medical malpractice news. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Top 7 Reasons for Atlanta Medical Malpractice Claim

    Top 7 Reasons for Atlanta Medical Malpractice Claim
    All medical care providers are obliged to offer a professional standard of care. From surgeons to dentists to general practitioners to specialists, doctors are judged based on what a competent medical professional with a similar background…
  • Jan 8

    Accident and Injury Risks in Atlanta Hotel

    Accident and Injury Risks in Atlanta Hotel
    Many people visit Atlanta every year for work or for pleasure. Staying in hotels is common when visiting the area. Hotels, like other businesses, have a basic obligation to make sure their premise is safe for these visitors. Hotel guests are…
  • Dec 31

    When Does Assumption of the Risk Prevent Recovery After Atlanta Recreational Accidents?

    When Does Assumption of the Risk Prevent Recovery After Atlanta Recreational Accidents?
    Property owners and those who provide services to the public have a basic duty of care. They must provide a reasonably safe environment.  However, property owners and those offering services do not have the responsibility to guarantee…
Rank this Week: 508

Atlanta Business Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Business Lawyer Blog

Covers real estate, contracts and agreements. By The Libby Law Firm.

http://www.atlantabusinesslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 620

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 1

    FDA Recalls Skinny Latina Million Dollar Marinade Over Undeclared Ingredient

    FDA Recalls Skinny Latina Million Dollar Marinade Over Undeclared Ingredient
    New of a recent recall of Skinny Latina Million Dollar Marinade bottles from stores for containing undeclared soy. People who are allergic to soy should not consume the product.The product is available in clear 12-ounce glass bottles with a…
  • Jan 26

    FDA recalls cough syrup brand, says it contains morphine -Master's Herbs Licorice Cough Liquid

    FDA recalls cough syrup brand, says it contains morphine -Master's Herbs Licorice Cough Liquid
    According to the FDA: Consumers using this product may not be aware they are ingesting morphine. The unware ingestion of morphine can lead to life-threatening respiratory depression and death. Because the morphine contained in this…
  • Jan 15

    Chipotle to close locations for national meeting on Feb. 8

    Chipotle to close locations for national meeting on Feb. 8
    Chipotle Mexican Grill will briefly close locations Feb. 8 when it hosts a national team meeting where the agenda will include food safety changes, a company spokesman said, in the wake of a series of norovirus and E. coli outbreaks…
Rank this Week: 773

Fathers' Rights

Fathers' Rights

Educates fathers going through divorce and custody cases on how to preserve their rights and maintain healthy relationships with their children. By Regina I. Edwards.

http://georgiafathersrights.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Regina Edwards selected again to…

    Regina Edwards selected again to SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2015.Edwards & Associates is pleased to announce that managing partner Regina I. Edwards has again been elected to the 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in the area…
  • Dec 22

    Parenting During the Holiday

    Parenting During the Holiday
    Parenting During the HolidaysThe holidays can be challenging for even the most organized and simple families.  The addition of new families and households can be even more overwhelming.  Add in a visit with your ex and your holidays…
  • Nov 23

    Custodial Parents Moving Away

    Custodial Parents Moving Away
    Custodial Parents Moving AwayAfter a divorce or a custody battle, it is not uncommon for one of the ex-spouses to choose to move away from the place where the couple made their home.  Whether the reason is to be closer to family or to…
Rank this Week: 873

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 728

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.legal-herald.com/
  • Feb 10

    Sufficient Apartment Security? Our Legal Take: Austin Police Search for Possible Serial Rapist

    Sufficient Apartment Security? Our Legal Take: Austin Police Search for Possible Serial Rapist
    Sufficient Security? Our Legal Take: Austin Police Search for Possible Serial Rapist Local News Austin police are reportedly searching for a sexual predator who has been attacking women in and around apartment complexes in north Austin over…
  • Feb 10

    APD Safety Tips to Deter Apartment Complex Sexual Assault

    APD Safety Tips to Deter Apartment Complex Sexual Assault
    Following a recent rash of apartment complex sexual assaults plaguing the north Austin community, the APD has released safety tips for apartment residents and guests to follow and protect themselves from potential attackers. Although…
  • Feb 10

    Sufficient Security? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured in Garden Apartment Shooting

    Sufficient Security? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured in Garden Apartment Shooting
    Sufficient Security? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured in Garden Apartment Shooting Local News A 27-year-old young man was reportedly shot and injured at the Garden Apartments in South Lubbock Sunday morning, February 7, 2016. According to…
Rank this Week: 1456

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Feb 8

    Speaking of equal pay . . . here’s a “demand-side” solution! *joke*

    Speaking of equal pay . . . here’s a “demand-side” solution! *joke*
    This is too funny, and it ties in so well with my post on Friday about the EEOC’s new “pay survey” proposal. I learned about the video from the Washington Post, but I’m linking to the YouTube version to…
  • Feb 5

    5 things I don’t like about the EEOC’s “pay survey” proposal

    5 things I don’t like about the EEOC’s “pay survey” proposal
    You have no doubt heard that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission proposes to require employers with 100 or more employees to start submitting compensation data with their annual EEO-1 reports. The proposal was announced by President…
  • Feb 5

    Friendly reminder: Reverse discrimination is against the law, too

    Friendly reminder: Reverse discrimination is against the law, too
    Pretty obvious, but a decision issued this week serves as a good reminder to employers that all race discrimination is illegal, whether it’s against members of minority groups or whether it’s against Caucasians. A three-judge…
Rank this Week: 1695

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
  • Feb 5

    Georgia Police Officer Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Fatal Shooting

    Georgia Police Officer Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Fatal Shooting
    A wrongful death lawsuit is designed to compensate the surviving family members of a homicide victim. Under Georgia law, a spouse may file a wrongful death claim, and if the victim had no spouse, that right falls to the victim’s…
  • Jan 29

    Columbus Jury Awards $650,000 to Driver Seriously Injured in Trucking Accident

    Columbus Jury Awards $650,000 to Driver Seriously Injured in Trucking Accident
    When it comes to trucking accidents, Georgia has what is known as a “direct action” rule. This means that if you are injured due to a commercial truck driver’s negligence, you can name not only the trucking company but also…
  • Jan 22

    Supreme Court Says Insurers Can Not Go After Accident Victim’s Personal Asset

    Supreme Court Says Insurers Can Not Go After Accident Victim’s Personal Asset
    Although lawsuits arising from car accidents are usually dealt with under state law, there are questions of federal law that may arise from any settlement or judgment received by a victim. For example, if the victim received benefits from his…
Rank this Week: 1144

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers minimum wage and tip credit in Georgia. By Buckley Beal LLP.

http://www.overtimelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Lawsuits Filed Based on Violations of Wage and Hour Laws Continue at Record Pace

    Lawsuits Filed Based on Violations of Wage and Hour Laws Continue at Record Pace
    Continuing the trend of the last several years, 2015 set a record for the number of lawsuits filed alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Forecasters predict that this trend will continue throughout 2016, and perhaps even…
  • Jan 25

    New Guidance Issued Regarding “Joint Employers”

    New Guidance Issued Regarding “Joint Employers”
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has just issued new guidance aimed at helping determine when workers can be considered a joint employee of two businesses.   Although not a policy shift, it emphasizes the need for employers to ensure…
  • Jan 13

    2016 Wage and Hour Trend

    2016 Wage and Hour Trend
    Many key trends concerning wage and hour laws that have emerged over the last several years will continue to be an issue for 2016.   Many of these concern violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which generally provides…
Rank this Week: 1344

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various injury and accident law topics. By Christopher Simon.

http://www.atlanta-injury-attorney-blog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Georgia Court of Appeals Reverses in Auto Accident Decision

    Georgia Court of Appeals Reverses in Auto Accident Decision
    Obtaining recovery for physical injuries or property damage resulting from a car accident is often not a straightforward endeavor. Indeed, many drivers involved in car accidents expect to deal with some amount of insurance wrangling or, in…
  • Jan 27

    Rainy Day Slip and Fall Cases are Still the Worst

    Rainy Day Slip and Fall Cases are Still the Worst
    We regularly review the verdict reporters for details about case verdicts and settlements to stay abreast of legal developments. We have written extensively before about how difficult slip and fall cases on rainy days can be and yet another…
  • Jan 22

    Divided Georgia Court of Appeals Affirms in Negligence Suit Involving Woman Assaulted While Under Anesthesia

    Divided Georgia Court of Appeals Affirms in Negligence Suit Involving Woman Assaulted While Under Anesthesia
    There are many fears one may have when faced with the prospect of going under anesthesia for a medical procedure. Not likely among the many thoughts you may have, however, is that a medical professional would take advantage of…
Rank this Week: 1075

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    Read these blogs for Alice § 101 rejection

    Read these blogs for Alice § 101 rejection
    I work primarily in the computer and electronics arts, so I deal a lot with § 101 rejections in the wake of Alice v. CLS Bank. I haven't found any magic bullets for overcoming these rejections, but I have found some bloggers that…
  • Jan 15

    PTAB agrees with Applicant that claimed feature "would make no sense in the context" of the reference

    PTAB agrees with Applicant that claimed feature "would make no sense in the context" of the reference
    Takeaway: The application on appeal used biometrics from multiple users to measure software application ease-of-use. The Examiner asserted that "averaging quantitative metrics across the plurality of users" was taught by the primary…
  • Jan 6

    ptab reverse obvious method treatment

    ptab reverse obvious method treatment
    Takeaway: The Examiner issued an obviousness rejection of claims to a method of using modified botox to treat urogenital-neurological disorders. One reference taught the modified toxin recited in the claims as a treatment for chronic pain.…
Rank this Week: 1373

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and business law. By Oinonen Law Group LLC.

http://www.goodgeorgialawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1378

Wall Street Investment Fraud…

Wall Street Investment Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers Ponzi schemes, investment fraud, and other scams. By The Doss Firm.

http://www.wallstreetinvestmentfraudlawyer.com/
  • Jan 11

    SEC Accuses VGTel Owner and Investment Advisers with Securities Fraud

    SEC Accuses VGTel Owner and Investment Advisers with Securities Fraud
    On December 15, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission commenced an action in federal district court in the Southern District of New York against Edward Durante for fraud in the sale of millions of dollars of VGTel stock to numerous of…
  • Nov 2

    State Securities Regulators Propose Model Act to Protect Vulnerable Adults from Financial Exploitation

    State Securities Regulators Propose Model Act to Protect Vulnerable Adults from Financial Exploitation
    On September 29, 2015, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) released for public comment a proposed model to help broker-dealers, investment firms, and employees to better recognize if a senior or other vulnerable…
  • Oct 14

    Florida Invest Adviser Charged with Defrauding Georgia Client

    Florida Invest Adviser Charged with Defrauding Georgia Client
    Fraud is always a danger in the world of investment advisers. In a recent example of this, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced fraud charges against Arthur F. Jacob, age 56, and his firm, Innovative Business Solutions LLC…
Rank this Week: 1188

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Atlanta auto accidents, medical malpractice and premises liability issues. By Robert J. Fleming, PC.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 7

    Atlanta Root Canals Lead to Dental Injury — Cancer Link Discussed

    Atlanta Root Canals Lead to Dental Injury — Cancer Link Discussed
    As an Atlanta dental malpractice lawyer, I am well aware of a number of dental injuries that clients suffer due to improperly performed root canals. Some of the leading dental injuries related to root canals are abscesses, infections,…
  • Sep 30

    Atlanta Dog Attacks No Longer Subject to The One Bite Rule

    Atlanta Dog Attacks No Longer Subject to The One Bite Rule
    The common law rule in Georgia does support the traditional theory of liability, i.e., the first bite rule, in determining an owner’s responsibility for a dog bite attack. This common law rule has been codified in Georgia at O.C.G.A.…
  • Sep 15

    Common Dental Procedures that Result in Nerve Injurie

    Common Dental Procedures that Result in Nerve Injurie
    As an Atlanta dental malpractice attorney, I am often approached by potential clients who have sustained nerve injuries after a dental procedure.  The most common dental procedures that result in nerve injuries are root canals, dental…
Rank this Week: 1030

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • Aug 12

    Is AVVO a credible legal resource?

    Is AVVO a credible legal resource?
    If you watch much TV, you may have seen the commercials […] The post Is AVVO a credible legal resource? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Aug 10

    Will Georgia Employers Opt-Out of Workers’ Compensation responsibility?

    Will Georgia Employers Opt-Out of Workers’ Compensation responsibility?
    A well-funded special interest lobbying coalition is pu […] The post Will Georgia Employers Opt-Out of Workers’ Compensation responsibility? appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
  • Jul 8

    Repetitive motion injury in meat-packing

    Repetitive motion injury in meat-packing
    Workers in the meatpacking industry have long complaine […] The post Repetitive motion injury in meat-packing appeared first on Ramos Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 1351

Atlanta Employment & Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Employment & Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law in Georgia. By Betts & Associates.

http://www.bettslaw.net/
Rank this Week: 1462

Atlanta Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers Bankruptcy Law news, chapter 7 and chapter 13. Published By The Law Offices of Betty Nguyen Davis, LLC

http://www.atlantabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Takata Air Bag Recall Alert

    Takata Air Bag Recall Alert
    Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recalled millions of Takata air bags placed in vehicles manufactured by Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, BMW, and GM. These air bags are defective and have killed at least three…
  • Oct 21

    Takata Air Bag Recall Alert

    Takata Air Bag Recall Alert
    Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recalled millions of Takata air bags placed in vehicles manufactured by Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, BMW, and GM. These air bags are defective and have killed at least three Honda…
  • Sep 27

    How To Stop a Garnishment in Georgia

    How To Stop a Garnishment in Georgia
    When your pay check or bank account is being garnished by a creditor, you have a limited amount of time to stop the garnishment before the money is paid to the creditor. In Georgia, your options for disputing the legality of the garnishment…
Rank this Week: 1489

Atlanta Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Atlanta Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Comments on injury law with an emphasis on medical malpractice. By Kaplan & Lukowski LLP.

http://www.atlantamedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 11

    A hidden danger: Uninsured doctor

    A hidden danger: Uninsured doctor
    A recent investigative article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution revealed that more than 2500 doctors in Georgia do not carry medical malpractice insurance. That total represents almost 8% of all Georgia doctors. All doctors try to avoid…
  • May 8

    Insurance Companies Overrule Doctors on Prescription

    Insurance Companies Overrule Doctors on Prescription
    The practice of medicine is, to a great extent, controlled by private insurance companies. It is not enough that your doctor orders a test, like an MRI. The insurance company must pre-approve the test and the provider of the test. Take…
  • Apr 21

    Doctors consider cost of treatment in making medical decision

    Doctors consider cost of treatment in making medical decision
    Doctors are as aware of the seemingly endless rise in health care costs as the rest of us. Much of this increase is attributable to the introduction of new specialty drugs. Several major medical specialty groups are examining this issue…
Rank this Week: 1565

Law Space Match Blog

Law Space Match Blog

Provides information for lawyers on space sharing arrangements.

http://blog.lawspacematch.com/
  • Jan 14

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta
    According to Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, referencing commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, says Atlanta's economy is rebounding! According to Sams, the region's second-largest…
  • Jan 8

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice
    As a sponsor for Run for Justice facilitated by Atlanta Legal Aid Society, LawSpaceMatch was a part of the 1,200 participants raising $25,000 for the general operating fund of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. The run was on November 10, 2012,…
  • May 1

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement
    With the road paved for sharing office space, attorneys seek options for finding suitable space with great amenities and a place for exchanging expertise with other like-minded professionals.
Rank this Week: 1481

Legal Blog Atlanta

Legal Blog Atlanta

Covers Atlanta legal news. By Larsen + Teusink.

http://legalblogatlanta.com
  • Aug 1

    The Short Sale Series – The Short Sale Credit Score Myth

    The Short Sale Series – The Short Sale Credit Score Myth
    Homeowners answer with a fairly common refrain whenever asked why they are considering going the short sale route.   While it is true that some feel they have a duty to try and honor their agreement with the lender, the … Continue reading…
  • Jul 30

    The Short Sale Series – Is Short Sale a Smart Option in Georgia?

    The Short Sale Series – Is Short Sale a Smart Option in Georgia?
    As Atlanta and the State of Georgia enter the fifth year of the residential mortgage meltdown, one would hope that information about the options available to troubled borrowers would be widely available. Unfortunately, based on the calls…
  • Feb 3

    Business Reporting Expense Update

    Business Reporting Expense Update
    It now appears that businesses will no longer have to adhere to the stringent 1099 reporting requirements under the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Health Care Reform), as noted last week on this blog.  Yesterday, the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 1223

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Feb 11

    Pro-Tip on E-Filing at the Georgia Supreme Court

    Pro-Tip on E-Filing at the Georgia Supreme Court
    Every now and then, I e-file things at the Supreme Court that require me to attach a set of exhibits. There are a few categories of things that require you to petition for the Court to take your appeal. And when you do that, you have to put…
  • Jan 6

    My Interview Regarding Gun Control

    My Interview Regarding Gun Control
    Yesterday, I was interviewed by Zosha Millman regarding the Constitutionality of Obama’s proposed executive actions on gun control. She did a great job of explaining the proposals as well as the potential permanence of them and their…
  • Jan 2

    Why I (Sort of) Like Atlanta Municipal Court

    Why I (Sort of) Like Atlanta Municipal Court
    Picture it. It’s 7:30 in the morning. I’m downtown in Atlanta. It’s about to rain again. It’s the week between Christmas and New Years. I pull into a parking deck that I have to myself. And I walk over to court for…
Rank this Week: 3926

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Feb 11

    GM and Volkswagen Recall

    GM and Volkswagen Recall
    Two large vehicle manufacturing companies, General Motors and Volkswagen, are recalling more than 1.1 million vehicles combined. The first recall involves brake pedal defects in various 2016-2016 GM truck and SUV models. While no injuries…
  • Feb 9

    Medical ID on Your iPhone

    Medical ID on Your iPhone
    It seems like Apple is constantly updating their iOS operating systems and features so provide a more seamless user experience. Some of the most recent enhancements include improvements with Siri, notepad, and iPod. An important use of…
  • Feb 8

    IIHS Honors Awarded to 61 Vehicles in 2016

    IIHS Honors Awarded to 61 Vehicles in 2016
    Each year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awards vehicle safety honors to models that offer advanced crash prevention and protection features. While it may seem like you hear a lot about automobile recalls in the news, IIHS…
Rank this Week: 3704

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employer retaliation. By Buckley Beal LLP.

http://www.atlantaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Settlement Reached in Age Discrimination Case Against Kansas City Chief

    Settlement Reached in Age Discrimination Case Against Kansas City Chief
    An ongoing age discrimination case filed against the Kansas City Chiefs has just settled. The employment discrimination lawsuit was brought by a 61-year-old man, who was the former director of operations.   He was fired in 2010 and…
  • Feb 4

    Yahoo Sued For “Reverse” Sex Discrimination

    Yahoo Sued For “Reverse” Sex Discrimination
    A new employment discrimination lawsuit has been filed against Yahoo alleging that the tech giant was biased against men. According to allegations, the company favored female employees, both in terms of performance reviews and job retention.…
  • Jan 26

    Personal Assistant Sues New Orleans Saints For Race Discrimination

    Personal Assistant Sues New Orleans Saints For Race Discrimination
    A race discrimination lawsuit has just been filed against the New Orleans’ Saints football organization by a former Saints’ employee. According to reports, an African American man has filed a discrimination lawsuit in federal…
Rank this Week: 4256

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Local Georgia mayor jailed for criminal charge

    Local Georgia mayor jailed for criminal charge
    A Georgia mayor is currently behind bars after being arrested by police officers in his own town. Police believe that he operated a local government vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, although he never actually submitted to any…
  • Jan 28

    Alleged fake cancer diagnosis results in criminal charge

    Alleged fake cancer diagnosis results in criminal charge
    Georgia police arrested an area woman after claiming that she preyed on the generosity of others in order to gather donations for herself. Her criminal charges consist of one felony and one misdemeanor charge, although authorities have…
  • Jan 14

    Criminal charges filed against Georgia woman suspected of heist

    Criminal charges filed against Georgia woman suspected of heist
    U.S. Marshals recently took a 24-year-old woman into custody on accusations of committing multiple jewelry store heists. Arrested in Georgia where most of the alleged robberies took place, authorities suspect that she might be connected to…
Rank this Week: 2386

Family Law Insights

Family Law Insights

Covers divorce and family law in Georgia. By Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC.

http://www.knclawfirm.com/category/blog/family-law/
  • Feb 11

    Adoption Attorneys Near Me | Atlanta Adoption Law Firm

    Adoption Attorneys Near Me | Atlanta Adoption Law Firm
    One only needs to type in the phrase adoption attorneys near me to see a list of law firms pop up. They may or may not have experienced lawyers ready… The post Adoption Attorneys Near Me | Atlanta Adoption Law Firm appeared first on…
  • Jan 19

    Four Ways to Run up a Divorce Bill

    Four Ways to Run up a Divorce Bill
    Clients at our Atlanta divorce practice often ask for ways that they can keep their divorce bill to a minimum. We do have set fees but there are several things… The post Four Ways to Run up a Divorce Bill appeared first on…
  • Jan 11

    January is Divorce Month

    January is Divorce Month
    It is a well-documented phenomenon that January is divorce month, seeing an estimated one-third jump in filings when compared to other months in the year. There are many reasons why… The post January is Divorce Month appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 2326

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car collisions and Georgia personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Kevin C. Ford.

http://www.atlantapersonalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 11

    MARTA BUS COLLISION KILLS CAR DRIVER IN SOUTHWEST ATLANTA

    MARTA BUS COLLISION KILLS CAR DRIVER IN SOUTHWEST ATLANTA
      On February 11, 2016 around 1 a.m., a MARTA bus operator collided into a pickup truck driver while operating the bus route covering Cascade Road and Spring Park Drive.  The impact of the crash was a head on collision and the…
  • Feb 11

    Exercise: The Double Edged Sword in Georgia Car Accident

    Exercise: The Double Edged Sword in Georgia Car Accident
      Let’s take a look at an interesting scenario. A young man in his late 20s is involved in a car crash through no fault of his own.  At the time of the wreck, he is coming back from the gym where he had a thorough…
  • Dec 21

    State Farm Offered Zero But The Jury Awarded $30,000.00

    State Farm Offered Zero But The Jury Awarded $30,000.00
    Two weeks ago, I tried an auto injury case in front of a six (6) person jury in the State Court of Cobb County, Georgia.  Judge Carl Bowers was the presiding judge at this trial and made fair and consistent rulings on the evidence. Prior…
Rank this Week: 3102

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1788

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law. By Miller Legal Services, LLC.

http://www.mariettapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1780

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3317

RIA Compliance Blog

RIA Compliance Blog

Covers registered investment advisor regulations. By Parker MacIntyre.

http://www.riacomplianceblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    SEC Releases Examination Priorities for 2016

    SEC Releases Examination Priorities for 2016
    The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE”) of the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently released its Examination Priorities for 2016. These examination priorities provide valuable insight…
  • Feb 3

    SEC Publishes Guidance on Avoiding Mischaracterization of 12b-1 Fee

    SEC Publishes Guidance on Avoiding Mischaracterization of 12b-1 Fee
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently published guidance on the characterization of mutual fund fees, specifically 12b-1 distribution fees and sub-accounting fees, as part of their ongoing…
  • Jan 26

    Hedge Fund Manager Settles Charges with SEC for Overcharging on Fees and Overvaluing Asset

    Hedge Fund Manager Settles Charges with SEC for Overcharging on Fees and Overvaluing Asset
    A Denver-based alternative fund manager was recently charged by the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) with engaging in fraudulent behavior regarding the handling of its futures fund, The Frontier Fund…
Rank this Week: 3416

Southern Lawyer News

Southern Lawyer News

Covers bankruptcy and injury law. By Holston & Huntley, LLC.

http://www.southernlawyer.news/
  • Feb 8

    If I file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, is anyone likely to object?

    If I file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, is anyone likely to object?
      The point of filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is to wipe out your debts. In most Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, debts are discharged at the end of the bankruptcy. In some cases, creditors or the bankruptcy trustee can challenge whether a…
  • Jan 29

    Can I sue if I am involved in an accident in an Uber vehicle? Who do I sue, Uber or the driver?

    Can I sue if I am involved in an accident in an Uber vehicle? Who do I sue, Uber or the driver?
    Any time you choose to ride in a vehicle operated by another driver, you are putting your safety in that individual’s hands. You expect the driver to operate the vehicle in a safe manner and to make wise driving decisions. You are also…
  • Jan 22

    I have a lot of debt. Can I get rid of all of those debts in a bankruptcy?

    I have a lot of debt. Can I get rid of all of those debts in a bankruptcy?
    Many people think of bankruptcy as their golden ticket to freedom. They may be mired in debt with little income and few options, and decide to file for bankruptcy. They may schedule a meeting with a bankruptcy attorney or even choose to file…
Rank this Week: 2060

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Covers injury cases in Atlanta.

http://www.davidvansant.com/personal-injury-blog/
  • Feb 5

    Can I Sue a Driver in an Accident If They Didn’t Hit My Car?

    Can I Sue a Driver in an Accident If They Didn’t Hit My Car?
    Accidents do not have to involve two vehicles colliding physically with one another for a driver in another car to still be liable for your accident. This may sound complex, but this area of the law is known as no-contact accidents –…
  • Jan 29

    Most Common Types of Nursing Home Injurie

    Most Common Types of Nursing Home Injurie
    Unfortunately, the abuse of our elders is becoming increasingly common. Especially as more nursing homes take advantage of government and medical resources to open their doors. Medical professionals cannot address the concerns of their…
  • Jan 20

    If I Don’t Wear a Seatbelt, Can I Still Sue for My Accident Injuries?

    If I Don’t Wear a Seatbelt, Can I Still Sue for My Accident Injuries?
    If you do not wear a seatbelt in your vehicle and then are involved in a car accident, you may wonder if you are still eligible for collecting compensation for your injuries – after all, you didn’t cause the accident. If you are…
Rank this Week: 1781

Georgia on Two Wheels

Georgia on Two Wheels

Covers Georgia motorcycle and helmet laws. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantamotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Georgia Motorcycle Rides — Long May You Run

    Georgia Motorcycle Rides — Long May You Run
    We recently came across an interesting piece in Motorcyclist magazine. We think Georgia motorcycle riders would be interested in the “how to ride a motorcycle forever” perspective. Our experience in representing Atlanta bike…
  • Jan 19

    Avoid Road Debris, Avoid Georgia Motorcycle Crashe

    Avoid Road Debris, Avoid Georgia Motorcycle Crashe
    A recent fatal motorcycle crash reminds us of the dangers of road debris for Georgia motorcycle riders. This past weekend, a Texas man lost his life after hitting a mattress that was in the road. Reports indicate that the rider saw the…
  • Dec 20

    Fulton County Motorcycle Crash Takes a Hero

    Fulton County Motorcycle Crash Takes a Hero
    Fulton County has been in mourning this holiday season. NBC Atlanta reports that an off-duty MARTA Department of Police Services officer and former Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets player died recently in a motorcycle crash. A tragic irony in…
Rank this Week: 3034

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Georgia. By Nathaniel F. Hansford, LLC.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2462

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2345

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Feb 3

    Georgia’s Likely New Pre-Garnishment Notice Not All Good New

    Georgia’s Likely New Pre-Garnishment Notice Not All Good New
    Georgia may soon have a new law governing wage garnishments and bank account levies.  But the news is not all good. You may recall that back in September, 2015, I reported that federal judge Marvin Shoob had issued a ruling that…
  • Jan 5

    How to Qualify for a Car Loan While in Chapter 13

    How to Qualify for a Car Loan While in Chapter 13
    Does Chapter 13 law allow a debtor to purchase a new vehicle while in Chapter 13 and to finance this car or truck purchase? This was the issue I faced recently while representing a client whose car was totaled in an accident. My client was in…
  • Nov 29

    How to Avoid Credit Card Interest, Penalties and Fee

    How to Avoid Credit Card Interest, Penalties and Fee
    Have you ever opened your credit card statement only to find that despite last month’s payment, your unpaid balance has actually increased because of credit card interest, penalties or fees? As a practicing consumer bankruptcy attorney…
Rank this Week: 2639